Justice Department looks To lock down databases
The Justice Department Monday said it plans to launch a comprehensive program to inventory all of its databases and examine those applications for vulnerabilities that could be exploited either from the inside or by external attackers.
It's a move that's long overdue, given that many older databases and applications used throughout the government and industry weren't written with security in mind; certainly not security from today's Web-based attacks.
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